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Amir, Jordan King vow to bolster ties

Amir, Jordan King vow to bolster ties

QNA
Amman
The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and HM King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan discussed ways to strengthen the bilateral relations in various fields during official talks at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman on Sunday.
The Amir and the Jordan King expressed their satisfaction with the growth of bilateral ties, and stressed their commitment to advancing it further in all fields, particularly the economic and investment ones.
The two sides stressed the importance of activating the Qatar-Jordanian supreme joint committee, and enhancing cooperation in the fields of energy, infrastructure, and higher education. The University of Jordan will provide a number of academic courses under Lusail University’s umbrella, in addition to the exchange of expertise and training that will be carried as part of the preparations for hosting the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Amir directed the creation of 10,000 job opportunities in Qatar for Jordanian nationals, in addition to the 10,000 job opportunities that were announced in August 2018. The Amir also announced the opening of a centre in Jordan to facilitate the process, and the support of the Jordanian military retirement fund with $30 million.
The talks also dealt with a number of regional and international issues of joint interest, led by the Palestinian issue. The two leaders stressed the importance of supporting the Palestinian people in obtaining their legitimate rights and to establish their own independent state on the borders of 1967 with East Al Quds as its capital, and stressed on the importance of reaching political resolutions to the crises facing the region to maintain stability and security.
Earlier upon arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport, the Amir was accorded an official reception, which included the firing of 21 canon shots and playing the national anthems of the two countries.
The Amir was received by HM King Abdullah II bin al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; HRH Prince Faisal bin al Hussein, Advisor to HM the King and Chairman of the National Policies Council; HH Prince Ali bin al Hussein, President of Jordan Football Association; HH Prince Hashim bin al Hussein, Chief Royal Councilor; a lineup of princes; Prime Minister of Jordan Dr Omar Razzaz; Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court Yousef al Isawi; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi; President of the Jordanian Senate Faisal Al Fayez; Speaker of Jordan’s House of Representatives Atef Tarawneh; a lineup of ministers and senior military and civil officials; Ambassador of Qatar to Jordan HE Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Jassim al Thani; Jordan’s Ambassador to Qatar HE Zaid Mufleh al Lawzi and members of the Qatari Embassy in Jordan.